October 14, 2008
PennEngineering®, Danboro, Pa., has promoted Jay McKenna to the newly created position of global product manager-new products. McKenna directs the development and worldwide launch of new PEM® fastener products; oversees and monitors new PEM fastener product market activities in all regions of the world; and leads product line strategy, tactics, and manufacturing plans.
McKenna, who joined PennEngineering in 1988, served most recently as special products manager. He has an M.E. degree from Villanova University.
PennEngineering develops and manufactures self-clinching, broaching, weld, and surface mount fasteners; inserts; blind threaded inserts; and fastener-installation equipment.